The Duffer Brothers, who created the hit Netflix series Stranger Things, are tapped to develop a live-action Death Note series for the Upside Down Pictures, the project’s production company announced recently.
The popular anime follows a student who stumbles upon a ‘Death Note‘ that grants him the power to kill anyone whose name he has written in it. He then decides to use it to kill all the criminals in the world, but an investigation organization is hot on his trail. Let’s know more about this Death note series.
Death Note Series and Upside Down Pictures: What should we expect?
The Upside Down Pictures is making headlines with the announcement of its newest projects, one of which includes an all-new live-action adaptation of the famous Japanese manga and anime series Death Note.
A Glimpse About the Death Note Series! Our Beloved Manga!
Death Note is a thrilling anime adaptation of the manga by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata.
The story follows Light Yagami, a high school student who comes across the titular Death Note, as long as he knows the name and face of anyone he writes into it, he can kill them. Ryuk, a Shinigami that dropped the Death Note on Earth, visits Light as he begins using the book to kill criminals.
As criminals worldwide start to drop dead inexplicably, ambiguous detective L is called in to learn who this mysterious killer could be – “Kira,” they would later call him after careful analysis of past incidents and statistical data. The series was adapted into an anime series in 2006 and ran until 2007 for 37 episodes.
It was crowdfunded on Netflix thanks to its large cult following, which helped garner more popularity than it initially had during its run on Japanese television.
Netflix’s Death Note series latest updates!!
Matt and Ross Duffer unveiled little information other than that it will be a television series adaptation of Japanese manga and anime. This will mark the second time Netflix is producing a live-action Death Note, with the first dating back to the 2017 film that starred Nat Wolff and Lakeith Stanfield.
The Duffers have a dream – a new series that will tell the tales of the extraordinary through well-developed characters. The project is reminiscent of an old friend; this idea has been in their minds for some time, and it may also relate to you.
The Japanese Death Note series has received many accolades and awards, with a perfect rating of 100% on Rotten Tomatoes. This critically-acclaimed series is widely recognized throughout the world today.
According to Netflix, the new series will be a “modern reinvention” of the manga, which follows a high school student who gets a notebook that allows him to kill anyone by writing their name.
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